POWER ALERT: Eskom continues with loadshedding

Power alert: Stage 4 loadshedding implemented but Eskom states that technicians are working around the clock to return generation units to the network.
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Natural gas-fired power takes shape in Nigeria

A Nigerian 550MW gas-to-power facility is set to become one of the world’s lowest cost natural gas-fired plants with a price tag of approximately $600m.
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ESI Poll: What to prioritise to overcome loadshedding?

ESI Poll: What should South Africa prioritise to overcome loadshedding? Tell us what you’d advise the Minister, Eskom, and the Presidency.
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Sacked: Chairman of South Africa’s Central Energy Fund

The minister of energy, Jeff Radebe, has announced the removal of Luvo Makasi as the director and chairperson of the Central Energy...
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AfDB pledges $25bn to climate finance for 2020-2025

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is on course to achieve its target of allocating 40% of its funding to climate finance by 2020.
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POWER ALERT: Eskom to continue with loadshedding this week

Due to a loss in capacity, Eskom will implement rotational loadshedding this week starting on Monday, 18 March from 09h00 to 23h00.
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ESI Poll Results: Will charges be brought against Koko?

ESI poll results: Corruption allegations involving Eskom’s former acting CEO, Matshela Koko, and contracts for an international engineering firm, ABB.
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SA mining house capitalises on coal market

South African Exxaro Resources has capitalised on favourable conditions in the domestic and international coal markets for the year ending December 2018.
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Op-ed: Insights into challenges surrounding energy projects in Africa

Land rights, political instability and corruption are among the challenges that delay the development of energy projects across Africa.
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Eskom establishes turnaround plan to address challenges

According to South Africa's Deputy President David Mabuza, Eskom has developed a detailed turnaround plan to address its challenges.

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